Instructables: exploring - outside - survival - fire - survival http://www.instructables.com Wed, 25 May 2016 10:24:25 PDT BLOX v1.01 Quick Skills #10: How to start a fire with birch bark http://www.instructables.com/id/Quick-Skills-10-How-to-Start-a-Fire-With-Birch-Bar/
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Fri, 20 May 2016 05:50:58 PDT
How to Make Char Cloth and Why? http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-Char-Cloth-and-Why/
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Thu, 19 May 2016 08:31:35 PDT
Worlds smallest survival kit http://www.instructables.com/id/Worlds-Smallest-Survival-Kit/
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Sun, 10 Apr 2016 17:07:05 PDT
The Essential Kit http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Essential-Kit/
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Sun, 27 Mar 2016 15:28:54 PDT
How to Start a Fire With a 2X4 and Cotton Ball (Friction Fire) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Start-a-Fire-With-a-2X4-and-Cotton-Ball-Fri/
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Tue, 15 Mar 2016 13:31:16 PDT
Night Long Lasting Outdoor Fire http://www.instructables.com/id/Night-Long-Lasting-Outdoor-Fire/
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Tue, 23 Feb 2016 13:51:22 PST
Primitive Spear http://www.instructables.com/id/Primitive-Spear/
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Mon, 8 Feb 2016 13:12:51 PST
Emergency Flashlight http://www.instructables.com/id/Safety-Survival-Flashlight/
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Sat, 6 Feb 2016 19:11:11 PST
Outdoor survival kit http://www.instructables.com/id/Outdoor-Survival-Kit-1/
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Tue, 26 Jan 2016 11:57:32 PST
Winter survival: super shelter + all night long fire http://www.instructables.com/id/Winter-Survival-Super-Shelter-All-Night-Long-Fire/
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Wed, 13 Jan 2016 06:57:25 PST
4 Household Items for Survival/bushcraft http://www.instructables.com/id/4-Household-Items-for-Survivalbushcraft/
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Fri, 8 Jan 2016 07:34:41 PST
Under $20 Rocket Stove/Heater http://www.instructables.com/id/Under-20-Rocket-StoveHeater/
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Wed, 23 Dec 2015 20:32:15 PST
Mini Project #12: Cotton pad, PJ & wax fire starters http://www.instructables.com/id/Mini-Project-12-Cotton-Pad-PJ-Wax-Fire-Starters/
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Tue, 22 Dec 2015 14:37:14 PST
Lighting cigarettes and making fire with sunlight http://www.instructables.com/id/Lighting-cigarettes-with-sunlight/
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Tue, 17 Nov 2015 23:39:23 PST
How to make a water-prof match surival box http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-water-prof-match-surival-box/
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Tue, 3 Nov 2015 07:26:34 PST
6 wrist watch survival hacks http://www.instructables.com/id/6-wrist-watch-survival-hacks/
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Sun, 1 Nov 2015 09:01:53 PST
Super Waterproof Matches http://www.instructables.com/id/Super-Waterproof-Matches/
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Thu, 29 Oct 2015 11:54:27 PDT
Cheap EDC Fire Kit for Survival http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-EDC-Fire-Kit-for-Survival/
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Sat, 24 Oct 2015 06:22:18 PDT
Worlds Smallest DIY Survival Kit http://www.instructables.com/id/Worlds-Smallest-DIY-Survival-Kit/
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Sat, 17 Oct 2015 13:31:16 PDT
How to Make a Fire with Wet Wood http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Fire-with-Wet-Wood/
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Thu, 17 Sep 2015 16:33:34 PDT
Survival Essentials: Fire http://www.instructables.com/id/Survival-Essentials-Fire/
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Thu, 17 Sep 2015 14:22:26 PDT
Guitar Pick Firestarter http://www.instructables.com/id/Guitar-Pick-Firestarter/
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Thu, 17 Sep 2015 14:07:09 PDT
How to make charcloth http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-charcloth/
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Mon, 14 Sep 2015 17:43:59 PDT
Survival Gear and KIts http://www.instructables.com/id/Survival-Gear-and-KIts/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F8X/PS0G/H337L1WG/F8XPS0GH337L1WG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8X/PS0G/H337L1WG/F8XPS0GH337L1WG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8X/PS0G/H337L1WG/F8XPS0GH337L1WG.SMALL.jpg Dguy42 This guide shows you a variety of the best survival kits and gear that are on instructables. Altoids Fire Kit Here is a kit I made which purpose is to start a fire. And maybe some day can save your LIFE. Enjoy!!! The best survival kit ever I'm going to show you how to make a inexpensive waterp...
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Thu, 14 Jun 2012 11:50:38 PDT
how to make a charcloth-maker http://www.instructables.com/id/how-to-make-a-charcloth-maker/
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Tue, 5 Jun 2012 03:41:32 PDT
My survival kit (first post!) http://www.instructables.com/id/My-survival-kit-first-post/
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Wed, 23 May 2012 11:15:09 PDT
Easy Fire Starter Technique, using a single battery. http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Fire-Survival-Technique-using-a-battery/
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Wed, 18 Apr 2012 01:29:08 PDT
Altoids Fire Kit http://www.instructables.com/id/Altoids-Fire-Kit/
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Wed, 28 Mar 2012 07:30:25 PDT
*New* Altoids Pocket Survival Kit http://www.instructables.com/id/New-Altoids-Pocket-Survival-Kit/
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Mon, 19 Mar 2012 18:05:11 PDT
Pill Bottle Survival Kit http://www.instructables.com/id/Pill-Bottle-Survival-Kit/
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Thu, 8 Mar 2012 18:19:59 PST
How to Make Mini Straw Fire Starters (easy) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-Mini-Straw-Fire-Starters-easy/
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Mon, 27 Feb 2012 18:58:14 PST
Altoids Pocket Survival Kit http://www.instructables.com/id/Altoids-Pocket-Survival-Kit/
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Mon, 27 Feb 2012 18:11:15 PST
Improvised Emergency Handwarmer / Firestarter http://www.instructables.com/id/Improvised-Emergency-Handwarmer-Firestarter/
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Fri, 4 Nov 2011 17:02:56 PDT
Get Rescued Using a Deck of Cards http://www.instructables.com/id/Get-Rescued-Using-a-Deck-of-Cards/
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Sun, 16 Oct 2011 04:23:34 PDT
How to make char cloth. http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-char-cloth/
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Tue, 11 Oct 2011 10:54:48 PDT
How To Customize Your Altoids Survival Kit http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Customize-Your-Altoids-Survival-Kit/
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Mon, 10 Oct 2011 19:08:35 PDT
Pocket Survival Kit (Not a Candy Tin!) http://www.instructables.com/id/Pocket-Survival-Kit-Not-a-Candy-Tin/
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Fri, 30 Sep 2011 15:32:56 PDT
7 Methods of Primitive Fire Starting http://www.instructables.com/id/7-Methods-of-Primitive-Fire-Starting/
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Wed, 21 Sep 2011 02:48:08 PDT
The Do and Do-nots of surviving http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Do-and-Do-nots-of-surviving/
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Wed, 14 Sep 2011 19:42:32 PDT
How to make a homade/survival cangrill http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-homadesurvival-cangrill/
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Thu, 8 Sep 2011 12:00:49 PDT
Starting a Fire With 9V Battery and Steel Wool http://www.instructables.com/id/Starting-a-Fire-With-9V-Battery-and-Steel-Wool/
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Wed, 6 Apr 2011 10:32:56 PDT
Survival Necklace http://www.instructables.com/id/Survival-Necklace/
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Tue, 5 Oct 2010 21:28:47 PDT
Illustrated & Detailed Guide To Making A Fire Piston http://www.instructables.com/id/Illustrated-amp-Detailed-Guide-To-Making-A-Fire-/
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Fri, 28 Aug 2009 03:15:49 PDT
How to survive in the woods/jungle http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-survive-in-the-woodsjungle/
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Mon, 30 Jun 2008 12:16:39 PDT
Using Swedish FireSteel to ignite tinder http://www.instructables.com/id/Using-Swedish-FireSteel-to-ignite-tinder/
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Sun, 17 Feb 2008 17:37:46 PST
Build a Simple Shelter http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-Simple-Shelter/
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Sat, 9 Feb 2008 21:20:16 PST
How to Start Fire with Water! http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Start-Fire-with-Water/
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Thu, 17 Jan 2008 13:47:48 PST
MacGyver Style DIY tip based on a Survivor man episode http://www.instructables.com/id/Lost-in-the-woods-without-water%3f-Boil-dirty-water-/
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Tue, 25 Sep 2007 14:51:13 PDT
Make Char Cloth http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Char-Cloth/
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Mon, 16 Oct 2006 19:33:59 PDT